The coronavirus pandemic is making the US housing crisis even worse


A pedestrian walks past graffiti in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.AP Photo/Ted S. WarrenNinety-five percent of Americanshave been ordered to stay at home to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.As a human geographerwho studies experiences of home and housing, I find a certain irony to these orders, particularly when wrapped in messages such as “Stay Home and Stay Safe.”Even as almost all Americans are told to remain at home, millions are now unemployed and must scramble to div out how to pay for that home. The irony is that the one thing Americans are told to do is preventing many of the…

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